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Mohammed Rafi – ‘अ’  से  ‘ह’ तक  (From ‘अ’ to ‘ह’) – 35
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“शम्मा बुझने को चली

Of the many colors of Rafi Sb’s voice, probably the most touching, and the most impressive is his interpretation of the emotions of sadness. Maybe, it be so that the “. . . sweetest songs are the ones that tell of the saddest thoughts” (from the poetry of Percy Shelley, that inspired the iconic song of ‘Patita’ (1953) – “Hain Sab Se Madhur Wo Geet Jinhen Hum Dard Ke Sur Mein Gaate Hain”). And maybe, that the genuineness and honesty of expressions that go together with the unfeigned and substantive voice of Rafi Sb, it simply makes us feel the true depth of this ‘sweetness’ – a sweetness that touches a very familiar, a very dear chord within.
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When I switch on the computer and open the blog in the morning, I have two things in mind. First, I need to find a song that would YIPPEE a movie, and second, a song that would cause a movie to make its debut in the blog.
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“Shrimaan Funtoosh”(1965) was directed by Shantilal Soni for S B Production, Bombay. The movie had Kishore Kumar, Kumkum, Anoop Kumar, Mohan Choti, Ashalata, Kesari, Harin Chattopadhyay etc in it.
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This article is written by Sudhir, a fellow enthusiast of Hindi movie music and a contributor to this blog. This article is meant to be posted in atulsongaday.me. If this article appears in sites like lyricstrans.com and ibollywoodsongs.com etc then it is piracy of the copyright content of atulsongaday.me and is a punishable offence under the existing laws.

Mohammed Rafi – ‘अ’  से  ‘ह’ तक  (From ‘अ’ to ‘ह’) – 34
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“वो चाँद सा चेहरा लिए, छत पर तेरा आना

tu raat khadi thi chhat pe
nee main samjha ke chaand nikla

There is something so uniquely desi about this romantic element – ‘chhat pe’ – ‘on the rooftop’ scenario. If it were the western milieu, the thought would be to go as far as the balcony; the scenario being Juliet present at the balcony and Romeo serenading her from the garden below. No where the western writer has thought of ascending to the terrace, bring in the soubriquet of the moon, and then let the verse take over from there. On the subcontinent, so much romance seems to have happened on the terrace, in the pages of prose and in the lines of verse.
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This article is written by Sudhir, a fellow enthusiast of Hindi movie music and a contributor to this blog. This article is meant to be posted in atulsongaday.me. If this article appears in sites like lyricstrans.com and ibollywoodsongs.com etc then it is piracy of the copyright content of atulsongaday.me and is a punishable offence under the existing laws.

Mohammed Rafi – ‘अ’  से  ‘ह’ तक  (From ‘अ’ to ‘ह’) – 33
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“ले के सहारा तेरे प्यार का

OK, back again, even a longer absence this time. About these gaps, the less I say is better, because everything sounds like an old story. So I will let it be. 🙂

Coming the next installment in this series of Rafi Sb songs.  Today, I present a solo by Rafi Sb, from the 1960 film ‘Naache Nagin Baaje Been’.
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“Tu Nahin Aur Sahi”(1960) was produced by S M Sagar and directed by Brij for Radhika Chitra, Bombay. The movie has Pradeep Kumar, Kumkum, Nishi, Minu Mumtaz, Dinshaw, Helen, Anwar Hussain, Murad, Kundan, Amar, Munshi ji, tuntun, Ramlal, Shyam Lal, Kathana, Shah, Moolchand, Rajkumar, Radheshyam, M A Latif, Kumari Nazar, Shakeel Nomani, Meerabai, Rabi etc in it.
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Each and everyone of us is required to do some work for a living. Often one needs to give one’s best while working. But then there are government jobs where one can seemingly get away by doing poor quality work. “Doing work takes effort whether you do a good quality work or a poor quality work, so why not do a good quality work by taking some extra pains and avoid the bad name that you may get due to your poor quality”-This is an advice that I give to everyone who cares to listen.
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“Dharti”(1970) was produced and directed by C V Sridhar for Chitralaya Productions Pvt Limited. The movie had Rajendra Kumar, Waheeda Rehman, Ajit, Balraj Sahni, Kamini Kaushal, Rajendra Nath, Kumkum, Sudesh Kumar, Pahadi Sanyal etc with Shivaji Ganeshan in a Guest appearance. This movie was the remake of a Tamil movie ‘Sivantha Mann'(1969).
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“Meenaar”(1954) was directed by Hemen Gupta. The movie had Bharat Bhushan, Bina Roy, Pran, Sheela Ramani, Pratima Devi, Chandrashekhar, S Nazir etc in it.
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This article is written by Sudhir, a fellow enthusiast of Hindi movie music and a contributor to this blog. This article is meant to be posted in atulsongaday.me. If this article appears in sites like lyricstrans.com and ibollywoodsongs.com etc then it is piracy of the copyright content of atulsongaday.me and is a punishable offence under the existing laws.

Missing Films of 1960s – 19
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We are now getting close to the end of 1962. The next film from that year which is being introduced today is ‘Sher Khan’. The film and its songs are available on the internet, and have been for some time now. Apparently,  we just did not get around to bringing up here, the songs from this film. Probably it is the obscurity of the film and its title, and the level of unfamiliarity that the team may have with this film and its songs. With music by SN Tripathi, the songs of this film are very good. Once we get to hear them, then the mind wonders – where have these been hiding so far. But anyway, we are getting to them now, and that is a good thing.
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